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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Challenges and Complexity of Proposal for Mitigating Thermal Bridges
Author(s): Martha VanGeem
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 22-23
Keywords: building, insulation, energy, code
Abstract:Addendum av to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, designed to mitigate thermal bridges in the building envelope, has been released for public review. Many stakeholders are concerned with this proposed addendum, largely because its provisions have not been tried on any real projects in any U.S. jurisdiction. The article discusses complexities in the addendum and encourages practicing architects, structural engineers, and contractors to provide their comments on specific wording, sections, or the whole document.
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